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teaching kids the value of a dollar

Do your kids understand the value of money? Do they know that it takes hard work to earn the money you use to keep a roof over their heads and put food on the table? One thing I wanted to be sure my kids understood was that money isn't easy to come by. If you want something, you will have to work for it. So, what are the best ways to teach your kids the true value of a dollar? My blog is all about teaching kids of all ages about hard work and how it pays off. Hopefully, you will find everything here useful and can help your child learn that with a little hard work, anything is possible.

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Preparing To Obtain An Auto Loan After Your Lease Expires

27 May 2016
 Categories: Finance & Money, Blog

If you really love your vehicle and wish to continue to drive it well past the lease turn in date, you may have the option to buy it. Purchasing the vehicle outright after a lease term allows you to hang on to the vehicle and not have to worry about strict lease restrictions such as mileage and overall wear and tear. To prepare, here are a few things to consider before making the final decision. Read More …

Dealing With A Divorce: Why You Need A Financial Consultant On Your Side

16 February 2016
 Categories: , Blog

Eleven states currently have marital property or community property laws. These laws contain provisions that require all marital assets owned by either spouse to be split evenly between both spouses during divorce proceedings, regardless of which party brought the assets into the marriage or earned the funds in question. If you are facing a divorce or are currently embroiled in divorce negotiations, you need a financial consultant on your side to help you protect as many of your assets as possible from division with your former spouse. Read More …

Rapid Intake: Should You Turn Yourself In Before You’re Arrested?

24 November 2015
 Categories: Finance & Money, Blog

If you have an active warrant out for your arrest, you may wonder if you should turn yourself in before law enforcement finds or contacts you. Although it may seem scary, a court judge may be lenient on you because you turned yourself in, depending on the extent of your crime. One of the first things you want to do before you turn yourself in is visit a bail bonds company and request rapid intake and appearance bond services. Read More …

3 Reasons Why A Payday Loan Might Actually Be A Good Idea

20 November 2015
 Categories: Finance & Money, Blog

If you listen to traditional financial wisdom, payday loans are usually something to be avoided due to the high-interest rates that are involved. That said, while traditional financial wisdom might work well for most people, it can't always account for every individual financial situation that a person might encounter in their life. In some cases, payday loans can be a much-needed lifeline for people when there aren't many other options available. Read More …

Behind On Bills: Which Loans Should You Let Go?

18 November 2015
 Categories: Finance & Money, Blog

If you've recently fallen behind on some of your monthly bills and see no income increases in your near future, you may wonder whether there are any options that can allow you to preserve your credit rating while offloading certain debts. You may also be weighing the consequences of not paying certain bills to determine which payments should be prioritized. While stopping payment on certain debts can provide you with the financial breathing room you need, there may be some unexpected consequences. Read More …